Biden knocks Hillary: Not 'great' candidate

Former Vice President Joe Biden mused about the potential for a future White House run and reflected on the 2016 race during an appearance at the SALT conference in Las Vegas on Thursday.

"I thought I was the correct candidate", Biden said.

Biden publicly decided not to run for office in October of 2015 after taking a considerable time mulling the decision with his family. "Would I? Probably not", according to CNN.

That's not a far cry from what Biden said on Thursday night.

The 74-year-old veteran politician also appeared to rule out a run for the presidency in 2020.

"I had a lot of data and I was fairly confident that if I were the Democratic party's nominee, I had a better than even chance to becoming president", Biden said.

Biden also offered advice to the Congress. Although that demographic has for the most part voted Republican since the Reagan-era, Clinton was the first Democratic presidential candidate in a generation to lose the rust-belt states of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin.

"Could I? Yes", Biden continued.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Former Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the keynote speech next week at the dedication of the University of Nebraska Medical Center's Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center in Omaha.

Biden admitted that the Obama administration "made mistakes" and that he and Obama would often disagree on tactical issues, even having "shouting matches" at times. "Not one." He praised Obama as "absolutely totally competent" and someone who took the job "extremely seriously". The vice president played an active role in campaigning for Clinton, as did former President Barack Obama. In public remarks, she has partly blamed campaign email leaks tied to Russian Federation and former FBI Director James Comey's decision to revisit her own personal email scandal days before the election, only to close the case again in the final hours.


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